Affordable Care Act cost-containment policies Student’s name Institution Professor Date Cost containment measures associated with the implementation of the ACA While Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had a great deal in the expansion of health coverage little is known about the law changes to health care reimbursement policy reforms to care delivery and investments in programs for improving care quality and constrain the rapid growth in health care costs. Although the measures included in ACA are primarily aimed at reducing health costs and improving the quality of care the policies are likely to affect healthcare delivery in America. While cost containment policies and initiatives is a national concern such as Medicare and Medicaid cost containment policies implemented under these policies have a critical cost-saving spillover impact to private healthcare markets through resulting from the changes in service delivery and pricing across the various sectors of healthcare. Policymakers especially at the state level should effortlessly see the implementation of laws and cost containment policies aimed at reducing health expenditures. References Beasley D. (2015). Alternative payment models: a changing landscape. MLO: medical laboratory observer 47(8) 20-22. Chiplin Jr A. J. & Lilly B. J. (2013). Medicare's Future: Letting the Affordable Care Act Work While Learning From the Past. NAELA Journal 9(1) 25-66. Cutler D. M. & Ghosh K. (2012). The potential for cost savings through bundled episode payments. New England Journal of Medicine 366(12) 1075-1077. Meehan T. M. Harvey H. B. Duszak R. Meyers P. M. McGinty G. Nicola G. N. & Hirsch J. A. (2015). Accountable Care Organizations: what they mean for the country and for neurointerventionalists. Journal of neurointerventional surgery neurintsurg-2015. Pauly M. V. (2011). Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Cost-Containment Choices: The Case for Incentive-Based Approaches. Journal of health politics policy and law 36(3) 591-596. [...]
Review the ACA and several peer-reviewed journal articles on the cost containment measures associated with the implementation of the ACA and write a 3-4 page paper. The paper should reference specific parts of the Act and how cost containment measures have, and will be implemented by the Act. Use the NLU Library to perform your literature review. Be sure to cite at least 2 peer-reviewed articles. Review the Rubric for this assignment.